PubMed Main RCT Search

Main RCT search done April 21, 2011; 2677 results.

SearchQueriesResult
#1Search “Patient Compliance”[Mesh]42003
#2Search “Patient Compliance”[ti]714
#3Search adherence[tiab]48121
#4Search “Medication Adherence”[Mesh]2291
#5Search “medication compliance”[tiab]882
#6Search “medication persistence”[tiab]42
#7Search “Medication Reconciliation”[Mesh]27
#8Search #1 or #2 or #3 or #4 or #5 or #6 or #781627
#9Search “Intervention Studies”[Mesh]4636
#10Search intervention[tiab] OR interventions[tiab]385603
#11Search “control group”[tiab] OR “control groups”[tiab] OR “treatment group”[tiab] OR “treatment groups”[tiab]265702
#12Search #8 and #9311
#13Search #8 and #1010363
#14Search #8 and #113283
#15Search #12 or #13 or #1412246
#16Search #15 Limits: Humans, English, All Adult: 19+ years, Publication Date from 19946150
#17Search #16 Limits: Editorial, Letter, Comment, News22
#18Search #16 NOT #176128
#19Search “Randomized Controlled Trial”[Publication Type] OR “Single-Blind Method”[MeSH] OR “Double-Blind Method”[MeSH] OR “Random Allocation”[MeSH]381238
#20Search #18 and #192677

From: Appendix A, Search Strategies

Cover of Closing the Quality Gap: Revisiting the State of the Science (Vol. 4: Medication Adherence Interventions: Comparative Effectiveness)
Closing the Quality Gap: Revisiting the State of the Science (Vol. 4: Medication Adherence Interventions: Comparative Effectiveness).
Evidence Reports/Technology Assessments, No. 208.4.
Viswanathan M, Golin CE, Jones CD, et al.

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